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Welcome to the Knight family!

Congratulations on choosing Northern Essex Community College to further your education! Here is a checklist to help you complete the steps for enrollment.

Start Here

Start Here

  • Admission application
    If you haven’t already, click the button below to to submit your application.

  • Apply for Financial Aid
    Visit and add the NECC school code 002174 so we can receive your FAFSA
  • Explore and apply for NECC Scholarships
    Learn more at
  • Proof of high school graduation
    All NECC students are required to submit proof of successful high school completion in the form of an official High School Diploma, a final High School Transcript, a GED Diploma, or GED Transcript Scores
  • Receive your academic placement or waiver
    Applicants who do not qualify for a waiver will need to take the Accuplacer assessment prior to registering. For waiver eligibility, visit
Access Resources

Access Resources

Attend and Schedule

Attend and Schedule

  • NECC Student Online Orientation This required program is the best way to get acquainted with our academic policies and deadlines, campus resources and tools for success. To complete orientation, visit
  • Academic Advising Appointment: After completing orientation, a staff member will contact you to schedule an advising appointment to develop an academic plan and register for classes.
Select Payment Option(s)

Select Payment Option(s)

Your bill must be paid on or before the payment deadline. To view the academic calendar visit: For payment options, visit

  • Financial Aid: Log into MyNECC to check your financial aid status and/or accept your award (if it is in an offered status)
  • Self-Pay: Log into MyNECC, under the Home tab scroll down and click on the Pay My Bill Online icon, select Make Payment, and follow the prompts.
  • Payment Plan: Log into MyNECC, under the Home tab scroll down and click on the Pay My Bill Online icon, select Enroll in Payment Plan, and follow the prompts.
  • Important Note: To purchase or waive the health insurance, payment or a waiver must be submitted. Visit

Welcome to the Knight Family!

Additional and Helpful Information

Additional and Helpful Information

Questions? Contact Enrollment Services at or by calling 978-556-3700.

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